Sindh Bar Council secretary gunned down in Karachi

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KARACHI – Two unknown gunmen on Wednesday gunned down Sindh Bar Council Secretary Irfan Ali Mehr near his house in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, Karachi.

Mehr was attacked when he was going back to his home by a car after dropping off his daughter to school.

Video shows the masked men, who were on a motorbike, fired multiple shots at the Mehr and escaped.

The 45-year-old lawyer was resident of Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 13.

Police have also received closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera footage of the incident and an investigation has been launched to trace the suspects.

Meanwhile, the Karachi Bar Association has strongly condemned the incident and its general secretary, Amir Nawaz Warraich, has demanded immediate arrest of the suspects.

The association has announced to boycott court proceeding in protest.

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